Faculty Profile

Bio-Nathan Pratt

  • Dr. Pratt attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK for his undergraduate education earning Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and Bachelor of Science in zoology. He went on to complete a Masters of Science in ecology and evolutionary biology at the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. He received his Medical Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, OK. During medical school Dr. Pratt was selected for the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society and earned the Lewis J. Moorman Valedictorian Scholarship awarded to the medical student with the highest academic performance in each graduating class.

    Dr. Pratt completed his residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. He completed fellowship training in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery at Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, WA. He is a member of AO spine North America and member of the scientific planning committee for joint spine section.

    Dr. Pratt serves as faculty at UTMB with a focus in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery. HIs clinical interests include minimally invasive spine surgery, complex and revision surgery for adult degenerative spinal disease, spinal tumors, and spinal deformity. He brings a multimodal approach to spinal surgery to reduce invasiveness of the operative procedure and improve patient outcomes and recovery.

    In his personal time, Dr. Pratt enjoys spending time with his wife and son, hiking, and traveling.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center - Oklahoma City, OK, 2014


    Neurosurgery, University of Maryland Department of Neurosurgery - Baltimore, MD, 2021


    Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Swedish Neuroscience Institute - Seattle, WA, 2022

    • minimally invasive spine surgery
    • complex and revision surgery for adult degenerative spinal disease
    • spinal tumors
    • spinal deformity